Live Oak Silhouette
Previous
Live Oak Silhouette

A lone California Live Oak silhouette with double starburst, black and white. I walked through lots of stickers to get in the right spot to get the sun starburst directly behind the oak’s tree trunk. I’ve never captured a double starburst like this before, but I really like what it adds to the silhouette, especially as a B&W photo (shooting at a small aperture like f/16 or f/22 is the best way to achieve this result). This particular live oaks was perfect for a silhouette photo with its distinct shape and balanced set of branches. I had originally envisioned a double silhouette with the oak that was next to this tree, but decided it was a bolder photo with the other live oak cropped out. This photo was taken in Concord, CA next to the California State University East Bay Concord Campus (CSUEB Concord Campus) which is a beautiful campus up on some hills.

For a different kind of oak silhouette, check out my previously posted Golden California Live Oaks Silhouette photo.

You can buy this photo here, with many options including standard prints, canvas gallery wraps, gift cards, mugs, T-shirts and much more.

Permalink

Posted Jan 23, 2014 5:07 pm





Related Black and White Photos

Who needs a school bus when you can ride like this? Bodie Ghost Town Espresso Break on the Streets of Florence Early Morning Chai - Darjeeling, India Amish Farmers using a Horse-Drawn Hay Baler Pico Station Te Hoho Rock Peaceful Glide Mud Death Star - Bubbling Mud Pits of Rotorua Manila Street Life

See all Black and White Photos (33)

Related California Photos

Elegant Egret Silhouette at Sunset - Little Corona, Corona del Mar State Beach, CA Milky Way Joshua Tree Rock Arch Christmas Day in Southern CA Road to Convict Lake, Eastern Sierras, CA Desert Bloom - Antelope Valley, CA Sunrise in the Desert - Joshua Trees, Yucca, and a Rocky Mountain Balboa Park Koi Pond Reflection - HDR - San Diego, CA Point Loma Cliffs at Sunset - Cabrillo National Monument Mighty Coastal Redwoods - Muir Woods, CA Point Loma Cliffs - San Diego, CA

See all California Photos (104)

Related Clean and Simple Photos

Sunset Walk Andy Rock Climbing at Pirate's Cove Sardine Can Collection Spiral Staircase - Scotty's Castle Fire Under the Pier - Santa Monica Pier, CA Peaceful Birch Bay I'm an Inukshuk Waves of Green - Pismo Dunes, Oceano Dunes - Pismo Beach, CA Cabrillo Bridge (Laurel Street Bridge) Painted Sky above Catalina Island, CA

See all Clean and Simple Photos (23)

Related Landscape Photos

Mono Lake Tufa at Sunset Manzanita Starburst - Sunrise with Deadwood Lake Sentani Hills Gunung Klabat (Kalabat) Fall Colors from Bowman's Hill Tower near Washington Crossing, PA The Chute - Subway Canyon in Zion National Park Ball of Fire Frozen Twin Lakes with Crystal Crag above - Mammoth Winter HDR Panorama Fall Colors at Taughannock Falls - Finger Lakes Region, Ulysses, NY Uluru Sunset Glow

See all Landscape Photos (176)

Related Nature Photos

Illuminated Lupin Flower Glimpse into Glory Path to Paradise View from the Edge of the Cliffs - Montana De Oro State Park, CA Rice Planting Olive-Backed Sunbird McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park - Big Sur, CA Portal to the Sun - Sea Arch at Pfeiffer Beach, Big Sur, CA Reaching for the Sky Buscalan Rice Terraces - Kalinga, Luzon, Philippines

See all Nature Photos (81)